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PBS
Sep 20, 2010 12:30pm EDT
, and the law. with associate justice of the supreme court stephen breyer. >> if you are going to decide under law, that means people called judges will make these decisions. in difficult case of interpretation, on the borders. all right. they'll make mistakes sometimes. so you have to decide you're going to support an institution that will do things that are sometimes very unpopular. you have to decide that. i have to decide that. very unpopular. and sometimes the judges will be wrong. and are are you prepared to do that. and what i want to show people in this book is why they might be prepared to do it. and that's, i tell some stories. and i try to explain how these decisions, many of them, current how they look through my eyes. i can't say i have the secret. i can say this is how i approach different areas and try to decide them. and i don't call it politics. and i don't call it just doing the good. and i certainly don't call it deciding everything on the basis of some historical fact though history's relevant. >> rose: justice breyer for the hour next. >> funding for charlie rose was provi
PBS
Sep 10, 2010 6:00pm EDT
access to skilled psychiatrists, not enough psychotherapy. >> suarez: doctor stephen stahl is an expert in the use of medications for treating mental illness. >> i think that there is a crisis in the delivery of mental health care in the army. i think the overall care that the soldiers were getting for psychological wounds was substandard. >> suarez: a year and a half ago, dr. stahl taught health care providers at fort hood the latest in best practices. just months later, army psychiatrist major nidal hasan allegedly went on a shooting rampage, killing 13 and wounding dozens more. in the aftermath of the killings, it was reported that major hasan was kept on staff in spite of concerns about his abilities because there are so few psychiatrists in the army. dr. stahl says that, while they are understaffed, they are doing heroic work. he says the 34 psychiatrists, psychologists and other counselors at the base are overwhelmed by the demand for their services. besides treating the soldiers in the transition brigade, they also have to provide services to 50,000 to 60,000 other soldiers and t
PBS
Sep 24, 2010 6:00pm EDT
declared emergencies. comedian and satirist stephen colbert took his celebrity to a u.s. house hearing today to raise awareness about farm workers. colbert recently spent a day picking beans in a united farm workers program called "take our jobs." it aims to show that few americans will do such work, leaving low-paid illegal immigrants to do it. >> i think there are way too many undocumented mexican workers here in the united states doing jobs. and i think that we've ignored this issue for too long and it is time to roll up our sleeves and face this issue imagineo-- mano a whatever the spanish word for mano is. >> sreenivasan: colbert stayed in character as a mock news commentator for much of the hearing. in india, athletes from around the world began to arrive in new delhi for the troubled commonwealth games. the event has been plagued by negative publicity about unfinished venues and dirty accommodations for athletes. and the start of competition is just nine days away. some athletes have pulled out, but new zealand and australia confirmed today their athletes will attend. rescuers i
PBS
Sep 10, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. stephen elop takes over as c.e.o. later this month. he was the head of microsoft's biggest division by sales, its business software unit. he takes over a company that sells more mobile phones than anyone else. in the second quarter, nokia's name was on more than one out of every three mobile phones. but, critics say, it is behind in the smartphone market. it is expected to answer critics next week with its n8 smartphone. it will be unveiled in london. one question is whether or not any u.s. carriers have signed on. shares were up 2% on three times its usual volume. the big drop in april came when nokia cut its profit outlook. the trio nokia is competing with for phone software is google, research in motion and apple. tech consultant firm gartner thinks google's android phone software will be the second biggest by the end of this year. nokia remains the biggest. this threesome made fractional moves today. and, the f.d.a. o.k. for a return to the market of a potassium drug provided for some big moves for its maker, k.v. pharmaceutical, and its competitor watson. k.v. rocketed up 74%.
PBS
Sep 17, 2010 7:00pm EDT
--along with sons stephen and aruthur-- reformulated the product and sold it as tarn-x. >> i think that we're one of those companies that somehow in the cosmos was meant to be. >> good morning, good morning. >> reporter: alison took over the reins of jelmar from her father, arthur, a few years ago. he's the company chairman and still comes into the office. on this day, they plan a visit to a customer. >> maybe we take the day wednesday, we drive up there and we have dinner with them, and we meet on thursday and we drive back on friday. >> reporter: gutterman thinks running jelmar is much harder for his daughter than it was for him. that's because today there are fewer retailers and they're much larger. >> you want to get an appointment somewhere now, it's difficult. you want to get an answer-- it's difficult. >> reporter: still, gutterman is convinced alison has the spunk to drive this $40 million company into the future. >> thank you. >> reporter: when she's not handing out paychecks to jelmar's 14 employees, alison is often checking out an assembly line at one of the four factories contracted t
PBS
Sep 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in sight. >> ifill: judy woodruff talks to stephen mufson of the washington post about a b.p. internal report, which blames the largest offshore oil spill in history on a series of human and mechanical failures. >> lehrer: and, global post reporter solana pyne looks at dhaka, bangladesh-- the fastest growing of the world's mega- cities and one of the poorest. >> i think if you simply project the present into the future, then we are headed no good place. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: this is the engine that connects zero emission technologies to breathing a little easier, while taking 4.6 million truckloads off the road every year. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank y
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